April 16, 2010
Don't Make a Martyr of Lech Kaczynski
Wiktor Osiatynski, New York Times
But Mr. Kaczynski was not one of these extraordinary men. Just before his death, his approval rating was under 30 percent, while his disapproval rating was twice that. His odds of re-election later this year were meager. He was widely considered the worst Polish president since 1989. Yet in death, he is a national hero.
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